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JR Central official allegedly leaked maglev bidding info to Obayashi

An official of Central Japan Railway Co is suspected of leaking information to construction firm Obayashi Corp during the tender process for maglev train-related construction work, sources close to the matter said Tuesday. The special investigation


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Prosecutors investigate Obayashi over maglev train project

TOKYO Prosecutors have raided major construction company Obayashi Corp’s headquarters and other locations to investigate possible fraud in bidding on contracts for a 9 trillion yen maglev train project, people close to the matter said Saturday.


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Kowloon Tong site to be sold

A Kowloon Tong site in the 2017-18 Land Sale Programme will be sold by public tender, the Lands Department announced today. New Kowloon Inland Lot No. 6579 at the junction of Lung Cheung Road and Lion


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Thailand’s Betong airport to open in early 2020

YALA, Thailand, Dec 8 (NNN-Bernama) — Thailand’s Transport Minister, ArkhomTermpittayapaisith, on Friday laid the foundation stone for the country’s upcoming Betong Airport in the southern province of Yala, which is scheduledto be ready in 2020, the


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Disney to open Japan-themed park in Tokyo

DISNEY is set to open a third amusement park in Japan that will be uniquely themed after Japanese heritage and culture. Currently, the country boasts two Disney theme parks – Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea. According


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Cost of Hong Kong rail link increases to HK$16.5bn

The latest cost estimate for the Shatin to Central Link project is $87.3 billion, exceeding the original entrustment cost assigned for the MTR Corporation by $16.5 billion. The Government signed the entrustment agreement with the MTRC


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CCC construction: Keppel, Zhen Hua Win HK$31bil HK Waste-Management Contract

SINGAPORE–Units of Keppel Corp. (BN4.SG) and China Communications Construction Co. (>> China Communications Construction Co Ltd) have won a 31 billion Hong Kong dollars (US$3.97 billion) contract to build and operate an integrated waste-management facility in Hong


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Leighton Asia bags $295m Hong Kong Airport works project

​Leighton Asia, with joint venture partner Chun Wo, has been selected by the Airport Authority Hong Kong to construct the Terminal 2 foundation and substructure works at Hong Kong International Airport. The company will work with


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Bouygues, Kajima, Taisei bag $1.1bn of work in Myanmar

TOKYO — General contractor Kajima will sign up for a 45 billion yen ($398 million) urban development project in Yangon, building offices, hotels and other facilities in bringing its city planning expertise to Myanmar. Today it


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Taiwan to raise tender goals to win more South East Asia infrastructure projects

The Executive Yuan is prepared to raise its tender goals for New Southbound Policy infrastructure projects by 10 percent, as the goals for this year have already been surpassed, sources said yesterday. Concerned by predictions of


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